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“All of us at HBC are honored to be recognized for one of the TopID firms 2021 by NEWH! Such a great organization that promotes networking and education for our field. It is so gratifying to have our peers recognize the hard work and talent we pour into all our designs.”

Holly Bosler
HBC Design Group

“Our team at CHIL always strives to tell a story through design to communicate what inspires, drives, and excites people. To be able to continuously bring forward hospitality designs we love is already a privilege and to be recognized by our peers in the industry with the Top ID Award for the 4th time is truly a great honor. We look forward to sharing more meaningful experiences with both the design community and the guests and patrons that make these spaces so loved. Thank you NEWH for the support!”

Adele Rankin
Principal, Global Design Lead
CHIL Interior Design

“The Interior Design Community needs to stick together in these trying times, receiving NEWH Top ID is a honor to my firm especially now. NEWH has been outstanding in their efforts to find solutions to current design issues, develop new ways of open communications between vendors and firms and keep us all together locally and Internationally.”

Floss Barber
Floss Barber, Inc.

“MCS Architects, LLC has been one of the main Architecture and Interior Design firms for Hospitality in Houston, Texas. For the 40+ years in the business, we have not actively sought for recognition except for those that were awarded to us by the Brands that we design for. For the second time that we applied for this award, we are truly honored to be one of the NEWH TopID awardee once again. A recognition from our fellow colleagues in the Hospitality Industry really means a lot to our firm and to our designers. We hope that NEWH continue to be a great network for people of great talent and continue to support emerging and aspiring designers. Thank you so much NEWH!”

Keith Carlson
MCS Architects, LLC

“We are excited to receive this fantastic recognition of our work through a NEWH Top ID Award. At Nous, on every one of our international luxury lifestyle projects we work to link people to places through an emotional story. Just as importantly, we also believe that every project is an opportunity for us to grow and deepen collaboration with clients, investors and creative teams.”

Nir Gilad
Founder and Director
Nous Design

“We are absolutely honoured and delighted to receive this accolade from NEWH for the second time in Goddard Littlefair’s brief history. All of our designers will be thrilled with this recognition from our industry peers. Yours is an organisation that shares knowledge, opportunities and inspiration unconditionally with young, aspiring designers coming into the hospitality world and continues to assist professional development throughout careers. We wholeheartedly echo that sentiment and recognise the need to continually share skills and work together to ensure hospitality can be an industry at the forefront of broader global goals, one such being the pursuit of a more sustainable way of living for all, which is a core value for Goddard Littlefair. We’re looking forward to working through what has been challenging period for all with hope for a much brighter and more social future on the horizon.”

Jo Littlefair
Goddard LittleFair

“Receiving the NEWH TopID award is incredibly special to the Bar Napkin Productions team. We take great pride in creating hospitality designs that are reflective of our ability to connect with people through engaging hospitality experiences and environments. This award not only honors our dynamic team, but our loyal hotel, restaurant, airport, and entertainment venue focused clients around the world.”

Jeffrey Rausch & Haley Balzano
Bar Napkin Productions

“CUMBERLEDGE DESIGN would like to thank the Pittsburgh Region of NEWH for recognizing our firm as a TopID Award winner for 2021. It is truly a great honor to receive this prestigious recognition. As proud supporters of the Pittsburgh Regions membership since its formation in 2015, we appreciate what this award represents and receive it with great pride.”

Terry D. Cumberledge

“As a firm driven by design and culture and focused on every client relationship, Dyer Brown is delighted to be honored as a Top Firm by NEWH, the premier networking resource in hospitality, one of our key market sectors. Like NEWH, our team seeks to recognize excellence and help our networks succeed, so this is an especially meaningful honor.”

Brent Zeigler, AIA, IIDA
President | Principal
Dyer Brown Architects

“NEWH continues to be a dedicated partner to our industry, especially throughout the challenges of 2020. We are committed to providing strategic solutions and innovative design for our clients and thank NEWH once again for recognizing our work.”

Cristi Moore, ASID, IIDA, LEED GA
Senior Associate, Design Director
Gensler Atlanta

“We are honored to be one of the three winners of the first edition of the Italian TopID awards promoted by NEWH, as hospitality has always been a fundamental area of expertise for our firm. Today more than ever, under the threat of the pandemic, the whole sector needs a complete structural re-thinking in order to increase efficiency, effectiveness and safety, while maintaining the emotional and experiential value of the fruition of the hospitality structure. Thanks to the work of my Studio in the many areas in which we are designing, we have had confirmation that this theme is present worldwide and can no longer be postponed, which is why a dialogue such as the one promoted by NEWH is necessary – to identify synergies and shared agendas to make these spaces even more pleasant, and to adapt them to the new demands of the market, which is increasingly demanding and in line with the changes taking place.”

Marco Piva
Studio Marco Piva

“Thank you to NEWH, Inc. and our local chapter for selecting RFM as a TopID firm for 2021. It is an incredible honor to be recognized for our hard work and the projects we have brought to life for our clients. Our support of NEWH is grounded in our core value to support community, the scholarship program that NEWH provides to students in the community of hospitality is a deep passion of our firm. We love sharing our work in residential, hotel, food & beverage, senior living and entertainment with all our industry friends. Thank you again for this honor.”

Jennifer Fleming, NCIDQ®
Rice Fergus Miller

“Receiving a TopID 2021 honor is a tremendous distinction. NEWH includes the most respected leaders and peers in our industry so this acknowledgement is very special indeed.”

Therese Virserius
Virserius Studio

“On behalf of HBG Design, I would like to thank the NEWH Mid-South Chapter for the honor of being named a Top ID in the hospitality industry. Our talented team of designers are passionate about delivering memorable and transformative guest experiences for our hospitality clients across the nation. NEWH is a vital organization supporting the hospitality industry that we so love; and HBG Design greatly appreciates being acknowledged by NEWH for our role in creating meaningful and impactful hospitality experiences.”

Emily Marshall, IIDA, NCIDQ
Interior Design Director / Senior Associate
HBG Design

“It is such an honor to receive this prestigious award from NEWH and designation as a leader in hospitality from this esteemed organization representing our profession globally. We look forward to collectively making a positive impact on the hospitality community in the Pacific Northwest, and beyond, in the years to come. Thank you NEWH!”

Rebecca Luong, LEED-AP, NCIDQ
Hospitality Practice Area Leader
Gensler Seattle

“We are thrilled to be named a 2021 Top Interior Design Firm by NEWH, and we look forward to seeing the hospitality industry persevere in the new year. Smart hotel properties will innovate and reinvent rituals that bear longevity and resiliency, going beyond quick fixes and short-term solutions. And they’ll continue to elevate the benchmarks that resulted from the sharing economy by enhancing authentically localized offerings and highly individualized lodging experiences.”

Robyn Novak
Vice President
NELSON Worldwide

“Well into a year with a pandemic and all the challenges that our industry has sustained, receiving the call that we were named one of the Top ID firms was such a boost to our morale! The Dallas market has many strong hospitality firms; so to be recognized for our hard work, leadership and involvement is so rewarding. Throughout the year our team has stayed strong and involved and we thank NEWH for the recognition.”

Carla Niemann
Sr. Vice President of Design
Premier Project Management

“It is with great pride and appreciation that SOSH Architects has been recognized by our peers, our local Atlantic City-Philadelphia Chapter to be a recipient of the NEWH TopID award. These are unprecedented, difficult times for all of us in and outside of the design community. Our talented team continues to strive to offer creative design solutions that helps our community and clients be authentic, and in some small way uplift the human experience through meaningful design.”

Michael Mangini, CID
Director of Design
SOSH Architects

“NEWH has been a constant support network since we arrived in the USA from Europe in 2013. The ongoing recognition and awards validate our hardwork and commitment to the Hospitality industry which is our passion and inspiration. Positively impacting people’s lives through the environments we create is our raison d’être, which is in part, made possible by the exposure and networking which NEWH provides. In return we help support NEWH which provides scholarships to students looking to enter the hospitality industry. Thank you NEWH for all you do.”

Ben Meyer
Mendil + Meyer Design Studio

“We are truly honored to be named a Top ID firm by NEWH! Our entire team sincerely appreciates being recognized, and it makes it even more special to be directly acknowledged by our industry colleagues and peers.”

Lesley Hughes Wyman, RID, IIDA, NEWH, ASID
Principal/Partner, Registered Interior Designer
Matchline Design Group, LLC

“During this year of uncertainty, Studio 11 Design has been grateful to be a part of NEWH’s community. It’s an honor to be recognized by a network that we hold in great esteem, a network that has in many ways become a family to us. We’re excited to continue evolving and growing with the NEWH community, at the forefront of an industry we love dearly.”

Kellie Sirna, Principal
Stacy Elliston, Principal | RID, IIDA, LEED AP
Studio 11 Design

“NEWH continues to be an incredible resource for hospitality design professionals and we are again thrilled to be honored as one of the Top ID firms of 2021! Thank you to NEWH Rocky Mountain Chapter for all you do to promote and support our industry and the individuals within it.”

Nicole Nathan
Johnson Nathan Strohe

“We are so grateful for the support and advocacy that NEWH has provided during this past year! Despite all of the challenges of 2020, we experienced more personal growth, creative inspiration, and innovation in our practice and in the hospitality industry than ever before, and NEWH played a significant role in our story!”

Debra B. Lemons, AIA, IIDA
L2 Studios, Inc.

“Everything starts and ends with guest experience,” said Lisa Surmacz, Lead Interior Designer at Piatt Hotel Group. “As a full-service hotel development and management company, we have the benefit of leaning on a seasoned operations team at every step of the process to ensure our spaces as functional as they are beautiful. It’s a team effort that results in inspiring spaces that drive revenue, and we couldn’t be more proud to be recognized for it with this year’s NEWH Top ID Award.”

Lisa Surmacz
Lead Interior Designer
Piatt Hotel Group (Millcraft Hospitality)

“Curve Hospitality is honored to be recognized as one of Houston’s Top ID Award Winners for 2021. We are humbled to receive this award again and would like to thank our clients for their trust and support throughout the years. In addition, we would like to recognize our outstanding design team for their hard work, dedication, and continued commitment to excellence. Thank you NEWH for this award!”

Sargent Hussain & Mickey Sidhu
Curve Hospitality

“Cuningham Group is thrilled to be honored by NEWH as a TOP ID recipient for another year. We are proud to be recognized along with all our peers for outstanding hospitality interior design. We look forward to brighter 2021 for our firm and our industry. Thank you NEWH for your continued leadership in the field of hospitality.”

Janet Whaley
Lead Interior Designer
Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.

“Hospitality Furnishings & Design, Inc. is earnestly grateful to be recognized as a TOPID design firm in 2021. It is an even greater honor to be placed in such a distinguished rank with the many other firms who have contributed to the industry.  We express great gratitude for our amazing clients who trust our partnership and allow our team to bring their project vision to life. We are thankful for our relationship with NEWH, who continues to create a platform for us to grow and further contribute to the hospitality community. This prestigious award opens our doors to endless opportunity and recognition in the industry.”

Robert Cormier
Hospitality Furnishings & Design, Inc.

“Winning Top ID was a wonderful way to celebrate a year’s worth of very hard work!”

Brooke E. Pearsall
Elementum Interiors

“LRK is honored to be named a NEWH 2021 TopID firm again this year. Our passion and design collaboration process are vital to creating transformative places for our clients and communities. We are thankful to be among this group of top hospitality firms and offer congratulations to all!”

Jodi Davis, IIDA
Senior Associate

“Our team at Moncur Design Associates is so grateful to be recognized again by NEWH for our hard work and dedication to the hospitality interior design community. We have been in the industry for over 28 years and to receive The Top ID Award and be recognized by the industry is a tremendous honour. We feel inspired and motivated for 2021 and cannot wait to see what opportunities this year will bring. Thank you NEWH!

Robynne Moncur
Moncur Design Associates Inc.

“We are honored to be recognized as a 2021 Top ID firm. NEWH has always been such a valuable resource for us and to be acknowledged by this community is truly wonderful.”

Sara Shalls
Shalls Design Studio

“NEWH provides a camaraderie within the hospitality community which promotes growth and development of all members and our industry at large.  The NEWH Atlanta Chapter reached beyond the norm this year and created short professional videos to highlight each of the top ID finalists for 2021.  This was a great experience for our team, and delivered a tangible benefit to each of the finalists.  We appreciate the support that NEWH provides to Design Continuum.”

Karen A. Jenkins, AIA
Vice President
Design Continuum, Inc.

“Rottet Studio is honored to be recognized as the 2021 NEWH TopID Firm for New York. The Hospitality Industry Network is an incredibly impressive collection of uniquely talented individuals and to be recognized as a leader among such a prestigious group in one of the world’s most active and important hotel markets is a great honor.”

Lauren Rottet
Founding Principal/President
Rottet Studio

“Thank you NEWH for this wonderful honour.

This TopID 2021 award provides the mackaywong family, hope and encouragement for the year ahead. After ten months of struggling to survive the impact of the pandemic on our business, community and industry, this recognition reminds us of our hospitality calling and why we choose everyday to endure these challenges.

We would like to dedicate this award to every hospitality design professional whose career path and passion has been disrupted by the events of the past year. Keep the faith, stay positive, and know that the guest experiences we all expertly create will be vital in the social healing process in the months and years ahead.”

Gordon Mackay

“NEWH has always promoted growth through education and industry connection. Our firm is truly honored to receive Top ID distinction from such a respected organization! The BRS team is especially thrilled to be recognized for their hard work. Thank you NEWH!”

Bill Rooney
President & Principal Designer
Bill Rooney Studio, Inc.

“MONOGRAM at BBGM is thrilled to announce we have been selected by NEWH as a Top ID Firm for 2021! We have been long-time members of NEWH and enjoyed many networking, awards, social, and charity events sponsored by NEWH over the years. In 2020 MONOGRAM was honored to win the ‘Best Upcoming Project’ award for the Ritz Carlton Paradise Valley Resort at the NEWHonors event held in Phoenix, Arizona. We look forward to continuing to be a part of the NEWH community for years to come and are honored to be recognized by NEWH.”

Kathryn Mickel, IIDA

“Everyone at J. Banks Design Group is so excited to be selected by NEWH as a 2021 Top ID firm. We have been blessed with the opportunity to create spaces and experiences that our clients will cherish and never forget. To have these projects acknowledged by our peers is truly an honor. We are proud to be recognized, alongside many talented individuals, for outstanding design in the hospitality industry. Thank you NEWH!”

Joni Vanderslice
President & Principal
J. Banks Design Group

“NEWH is one of the most accessible, respected, and involved community partners that we have the privilege to collaborate with in hospitality. We are so humbled and grateful for their recognition of TopID for our Chicago and Minneapolis Studios. Our DLR Group design team enjoys volunteering with our local chapters to continue to unite our industry and elevate the human experience through design.”

Staci Patton
Hospitality Leader, Principal
DLR Group

“Considering NEWH’s authority in the tourism industry and the importance of this market in Italy, for us, receiving this award is not only a source of pride, but also a great commercial opportunity.”

Alberto Apostoli
CEO and Founder
Studio Apostoli

“The Sheedy/DeLaRosa team is honored to be named NEWH TopID for the second year in a row.  NEWH has been a vital contributor to the success of Sheedy/DeLaRosa…we even met at an NEWH Chicago event!  Thank you to NEWH for your continued support not only to us, but for the entire hospitality industry!”

Natalie Sheedy
Sheedy | DeLaRosa Interiors

“NEWH provides a wonderful opportunity for college students studying everything hospitality, from hotel management to interior design. We benefitted from the program during our years in college and it’s truly an honor to be recognized as a TopID firm now as professionals. It feels as though we’ve come full circle.”

Christine van Rooy
Managing Principal

“We are thrilled to be included in the group of TopID Designers. Thank you NEWH for keeping us professionals connected and being an inspiring source for up and coming talent. Being recognized makes the hard work behind the scenes just so much sweeter. We are looking forward to making more wonderful projects come to life in 2021.”

Cora Klang
Cora J Design LLC

“NEWH and its family showed its true colors during one of the most, if not the singular most challenging year of my life and career. Our beloved industry Hospitality was hit so hard and so quickly it was next to impossible to make a plan. The support, spirit and heartbeat of NEWH, its mission and all of the family helped all of us stick together, find a common theme of positivity that NEWH is so known for. The commitment to “the show must go on”, the continued support of scholarships to the new generation of magic makers helped make the year sparkle. NEWH did not quit, did not slow down, virtual tours, awards and events took the place of in person events but the energy and magic shined through. At its core value, NEWH is my family, one that I can call on, count on and helped so many of us stick together through this crazy time. Having our studios work recognized by NEWH TOP ID is an honor and responsibility to keep working out of the box, pushing the envelope and creating spaces that speak volumes.”

Callin Fortis
Bigtime Design Studios

“HVS Design is proud and honored to be selected as a 2021 TopID firm by NEWH. Our team works diligently to create extraordinary designs that deliver a one-of-a-kind experience for clients and their guests. To have our work and accomplishments be recognized by a respected organization such as NEWH is truly rewarding.”

Christine Shanahan
HVS Design

“It’s an honor to receive top ID firm, our team works together to create design solutions to offer lasting beauty, comfort, and efficiency resulting in impactful interior spaces. Being recognized for our work this year in particular is meaningful as this industry has had to adapt and think of creative solutions in these unprecedented times. Our team more than ever has had learn to collaborate innovatively while working through a changing design landscape. Thank you NEWH for this recognition.”

Harry Wheeler, AIA
Group One Partners

“The comradery and community of NEWH is more important than ever with the challenges the pandemic has brought upon everyone in the hospitality design business. Receiving the TopID award from such a great community of peers is both a validation and inspiration to our work and energizes us to continue creating exceptional hospitality experiences.”

Studio Partnership Team

“Our ICRAVE family is truly honored to receive NEWH’s Top ID award. NEWH really has their finger on the pulse of the hospitality design, which makes being recognized by true industry insiders that much more special. Thank you to NEWH for being amazing and shedding more light on all things ICRAVE.”

David Taglione
Creative Director

“Being recognized as NEWH Top ID is a tremendous honor for our firm because of everything the NEWH organization represents. Our Las Vegas Chapter is simply amazing and fun, and I am impressed each year to see the scholarships provided to our local hospitality design students. There are many talented design firms in our city, and we are honored to have been recognized again this year as Top ID Las Vegas. We are hopeful and looking forward to seeing our dear friends in person again this year to celebrate life and friendship, and of course our combined great design work.”

Dwayne R. Eshenbaugh, AIA
NOVUS Architecture